VET COUNCIL GETS NEW BOSS

His excellency the Honorable Minister of Agriculture has approved the deployment of Dr Ezenwa Isaac Nwakonobi as the Ag Registrar,Veterinary Council of Nigeria.

An astute administrator, a bureaucrat par excellence, a detribalize Nigerian, young at heart, *Ezenwa Nwakonobi, is a veterinarian by training and profession.

 

He was born on November 25, 1962 to the family of late Chief Okwuokei and Mrs Obuna Nwakonobi of Obecha quarter of Utchi in present day Ndokwa-East Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria.

 

He attended the University of Nigeria, Nsukka – between 1981 and 1987; the prestigious Royal Veterinary College, University of London – 2009 and 2010.

His work experience started with the one-year National service and proceeded to Lagos and worked as a Veterinary Clinician at Alvin Veterinary Services & Consultancy, Ikeja. He joined the Federal Civil Service as a Veterinary Officer in December, 1989 where he has risen, through thick and thin, to the position of Deputy Director and Head of Animal Health and Clinical Services of the Federation.

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Currently, Ezenwa is a major player in government’s programmes for the control and eradication of various Trans boundary Animal Diseases (TADs) in Nigeria such as CBPP, PPR, NCD, ASF, AI and FMD, and holds the office of National Coordinator of the Global Control and Eradication of PPR project (GCEP) .

 

Dr Ezenwa is an association man with good understanding of the structures and workings of Nigeria’s veterinary Services.

 

We congratulate you on the well-deserved appointment and pray for God’s guidance and blessings on the assignment.

 

Contributed by Bala Muhammad FCVSN.

Chairman,

NVMA , FCT Chapter.

AGRIC INDUSTRY GIST, WORLD FARMERS CENTRE CONGRATULATES DR. EZENWA ISAAC NWAKOLOBI

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